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CBS
Oct 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
, it depends on who you ask. polls taken right after the debate are mixed. in a cbs news poll of uncommitted voters, 50% thought the vice president won. 31% sided for ryan and 19% called it a tie. 56% thought biden would be an effective president if necessary compared with 49% for ryan. not surprisingly, both sides claimed victory. mitt romney's campaign said biden seemed off balanced and strange. the president's team said the debate exposed the risks of electing a romney-ryan ticket. the next presidential debate is tuesday. randall pinkston, cbs news, danville, kentucky. >> if you plan in voting in maryland, d.c. or virginia in the upcoming november election and you haven't registered to vote, you only have a few days left. in virginia you have till monday. maryland tuesday is the last day to register. d.c. it's friday, october 19 and you have to do it in person in d.c. for more on voter registration, go to wusa9.com and look under campaign 2012. >>> another d.c. lawmaker is being accused of ethics violations. it's all related to a bad real estate deal. the washington metropolit
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
mergener for sbs news, washington. -- cbs news action washington. >>> the two men vying to be the next junior snore senator from virginia met. george allen and tim kaine spent the evening taking shots at east other's past performance as governor. but the two agreed on one thing. they each believe they can fix what's wrong with congress. >> frankly we have a ball and chain and that's congress. congress is holding us back. what we need to do is change congress, especially in two ways. we need people who are more fiscally responsible and we need more people who know frankly the basics about how to work together. >> if i have the honor of being your senator, aim going to give all my energies working with people in both properties to create jobs and get america ascending once again. >> recent polls show tim kaine has a slim lead. they're scheduled for one more debate before the november election. >> it is 4:34. here's a look at some other things making news now. controversial ads equating muslims to savages have gone up in metro stations across our region. a judge ruled the transit agency m
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
discrimination. >> reporter: a ruling in this case is expected next year. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the supreme court. >> eight of the nine supreme court justices will decide the case. associate justice elaine take kagan has recused herself. she served as solicitor general prior to joining the court. >>> people who report wrongdoing which can impact national security can now also report waste, fraud or abuse without fear of retaliation. that's because the president signed a policy directive providing that protection to whistle blowers. under the policy whistle blowers who handle classified information -- anyone who reports wrongdoing can be protected. >>> it's 4:43. turning our -- 4:33. turning our attention to the race for the white house, the two men vying for vice president will face off in kentucky. >> after president obama's lackluster performance, people are looking to vice president biden to help them rebound. >> reporter: paul ryan arrived in kentucky ahead of his first nationally televised debate. the number two man on the g.o.p. ticket told reporters earlier in florida vo
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
to be back during the final weeks of this very tight race. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> the producers of "sesame street" are asking the president's campaign to stop using an ad which features big bird. the ad implies that mitt romney is looking past all the wall street criminals and going after the big yellow character. >> the man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird, big bird,. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. it's "sesame street." >> big bird is not a menace. it's a nonpartisan, nonprofit group they say and they have not approved any ads. an obama campaign official said they are reviewing "sesame street" concerns. >>> show me the money. pro and antigambling forces in maryland have spent more on their ad campaigns than was spent on the entire governor's race. voters go to the polls in november to decide whether to expand gambling in the free state. the bat nor sun reports more -- "baltimore sun" reports more than $35 million have been spent so far on the issue. that'
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am EDT
presidential debate. tara mergener. cbs news. >>> the romney campaign has not released any september fun raising -- fundraising figures. >>> federal investigators were finally able to get five terror suspects extradited to the united states this went. they were being held in the united kingdom. the men are accused of bombings back in 1998. in all 224 people were killed, including a dozen americans. the suspects are also accused of trying to establish a terror training cam nap oregon. >>> sometimes as an nfl quarterback, it is okay to just get out of bounds or even slide. >> or just throw the ball away. that is what the redskins faithful there morning are saying after watching robert griffin 3 get lit up. you are going to see him roll-out to the right here and get hit not once in the head but twice. broken play. it is awful. the play resulted in griffin being diagnosed with a mild concussion. he is being reevaluated today. the team ended up losing the game, final score 20-17. >> it is upsetting. >> it was brutal. i was there. >>> the first playoff win for the franchise, the team opened th
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 4:30am EDT
mergener for cbs news, washington. >> if you plan on voting in maryland, the district or virginia in the upcoming november election and you haven't registered to vote yet, you only have a few days left to do it. in virginia today is the last day to register. tuesday is the deadline in maryland. and in the district your only option is to register in person at the elections board headquarters. you have until this friday, october 19 to do that. >>> for more information on voter registration, go to wusa9.com and look under our campaign 200012 -- 2012 tab. >>> former senator arlen specter has died. he was 82 years old. he died sunday morning of complications from nonhodgkins lymphoma. he spent 30 years in the senate. he switched parties and ran in the democratic primary. he lost the race in 2010. here he is at a 2009 town hall meeting. >> when you say -- from my point of view, i'm trying to take the pulse of my constitutes and trying to get the specifics on what they have in mind and accommodate them as much as i can. but change is awesome. change brings back uncertainty. and i think a lo
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